Lisa Rena Respress

Published 1:23pm Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mrs. Lisa Rena Respress, 48, of Atmore, passed away Nov. 13, 2013, in Pensacola, Fla.

She was born Dec. 3, 1964, in Atmore, to Willie Claude “Bill” and Essie Rutherford. Mrs. Respress was a caregiver at Enon Manor and attended the Fretwell Tabernacle.

Her father, Willie Claude “Bill” Rutherford, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Michael Sean Respress; her mother, Essie Rutherford; grandson, Carlos Sean Respress; three sisters, Patricia Respress of Atmore, Sheila Amerson of Daphne and Billie Jolene Kelsoe of Tampa, Fla.; and her aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel, with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday, Nov. 16, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Colton Wayne Respress, Kristopher Bradley Respress, Clifford Amerson Jr.; Clint Kyser, Joseph Husband and Brad Brooks.

Honorary pallbearers were Charles Rutherford, Dale Rutherford, Autry Ziglar and Fernie Faircloth.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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